OH HB185 | 2015-2016 | 131st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2016 - 50% progression
Action: 2016-02-23 - Refer to Committee: Criminal Justice
Pending: Senate Criminal Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


To amend sections 2909.03 and 2909.11 of the Revised Code to eliminate lack of the property owner's consent as an element of arson when the property is an unoccupied structure and to make the consent of the owner of an unoccupied structure an affirmative defense.

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Abandoned realty-owner's consent not element of arson


Roll Calls

2016-02-10 - House Passed (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-01-27 - House Favorable Passage (Y: 11 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-02-23SenateRefer to Committee: Criminal Justice


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
29Amended CodeCitation Text
2909Amended CodeCitation Text
290903Amended CodeCitation Text
290911Amended CodeCitation Text

Ohio State Sources

Bill Comments